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Divided we travel this fall

If you've already had your shots, you'll be able to get a table at République, one of my favorite bistros in Los Angeles. If not, and if the L.A. Board of Supervisors passes a measure before it this month…

03 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
Elliott Confidential by Christopher Elliott
Jefes, botellas, islas y aeropuertos

Jefes Tuve un jefe que nos citaba con frecuencia los sábados por la mañana. Trabajábamos de lunes a viernes, pero a él le iban mejor los sábados. Y temprano, que luego se iba a su casa de fin de semana…

22 Oct 2021
Carreteras secundarias by Jorge Guitián
Naples: Calcutta with Baroque

I visited Naples earlier this month. Although only a two-hour flight from Madrid, it felt like a continent away – or more specifically like a certain subcontinent that many of you, gentle readers, are…

22 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
The Global Jigsaw by Pallavi Aiyar
Weekly A to Z, Oct 22nd.

I started the week on a high note by meeting up with The Bookers at Marea. We enjoyed plenty of delicious pasta, had some discussion around Magpie by Elizabeth Day, caught up with one of our original book…

22 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
Weekly A to Z by Courtney Brandt
Featured Publication
2021 Stars of Fine Wine Industry Recognized

Angela Scott, Golden Vines Awards, Diversity Scholarship 7 OCTOBER 2021 | LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: The winners of The 2021 Golden Vines® Awards and 2021 Golden Vines® Diversity Scholarships were announced…

19 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
Wine Wanderings by Tricia Conover, DipWSET
Couchfish Day 272: Eating Kuantan

The next stop down the peninsular is Kuantan, a straightforward bus ride south. Like Kuala Terengganu, it is a riverside state capital with its roots in fishing and trade. For those coming across from…

18 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
Couchfish by Stuart McDonald
On holding two things at once ⚖️

I’ve had the same conversation with slightly different nuances several times in the past 20 months. And those are about this idea of paradox, of making space for the “and” in life, that something can be…

14 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
Field Notes 📒 by Meghan J. Ward
Brent and Michael's Secret Travel Hacks, Part 2!

Still traveling, still hacks I’m a big believer in travel hacks. But I also think that most lists of “travel hacks” are fairly lame or obvious, so I previously wrote about some of our own, better money…

14 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
Brent and Michael Are Going Places by Michael Jensen
Hardcore Punkin' since 2002

The celebratory Voodoo Donuts that my friends brought to greet me to brewery #1,000 So, just slightly more than two months from now, I have a milestone birthday coming up. For that birthday, I’d like to…

14 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
Brew York and Beyond by Brew York
Old Barns and New Recipes~a new perspective on Pears and Life

The new Cat Window morning space in the Barn. With a move years in the making, I am at last re-organizing this ramble of an old French farmhouse with a barn and piggery thrown in for good measure. The…

14 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
Kate Hill's Gascon Journals by Kate Hill
#21. Make them move

I got more responses to my July newsletter about note-taking than anything else I’ve written here. I’ve since learned about Peter Matthiessen’s habit of filling in left-hand pages of a notebook with travel…

13 Oct 2021 • 14 min read
The Fugitive World by Ben Mauk


No, this is not enough
26 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
Elliott Confidential by Christopher Elliott
Slices of Autumn on a plate
26 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
Kate Hill's Gascon Journals by Kate Hill
No late, vibra
24 Sep 2021
Alas by Carla Mouriño